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CBS
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
fiscal cliff deal in the coming days. speaker boehner has made it clear to the white house and his own republicans in the house he wants a deal no later than this saturday. >> major garrett, thank you. in an interview on friday, i asked general electric chairman and ceo jeff immelt for his thoughts on the looming fiscal cliff and the impact it could have on the u.s. economy. >> i'd make a couple comments. we've got to get this done now. not there are people who write and go on news shows and say we can let it lapse two weeks. that is specifically not true. we need this to get resolved now. not because because jim mcnerney will say it or jeff immelt will say it, but the millions who work for us, their lives are in flux. this is incredibly credible that we get it done now. we need revenue. everybody knows we need revenue. >> i think the president is right in asking for more revenue and therefore not extending the bush tax cuts to those with more than $250,000. >> bowles-simpson, there's not been one commission that says we can do this just on spending cuts. there has to be revenue. i
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 7:00am PST
king. norah o'donnell is off. >>> talks to avoid the fiscal cliff are off. they talked twice this week and boehner says they still have serious differences. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and gayle. the knives are coming out in the fiscal cliff process. i don't mean the political ones. today i've learned house members, republican and democrat, received a letter ordering 11% across the board spending cuts in their own office budget to comply with the government line across the board spending cuts if there is no fiscal cliff deal. dealing with those cuts might force some action. that's going to be necessary. the stalemate right now is genuine. president obama wants republicans to commit publicly to raising income tax rates on the top 2% of households. republicans want the president to commit to spending cuts. then they'll talk about raising taxes next year in the context of tax reform but neither side trusts each other's motives or willingness to cut a deal. that lack of trust as well as a lack of shared history of cutting deals is what's blocking progress and preventing a compromise. charlie and gayle. >>> major garrett, thanks. >>> this morning in london the coroner's office entered the prognosis of the n
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
capitol hill and the white house to talk about the fiscal cliff. for the first time since this drama began to play out on a very public stage, yesterday there were no substantive negotiations or conversations whatsoever, none at all. and here is what the public thinks about all this. if, in fact, the nation does go off the fiscal cliff and negative consequences ensue, by a two to one ratio, by the most recent poll, it will blame republican, not the white house. the white house knows this, believes it's in a strong position and intends to use that leverage when and if negotiations begin. for "cbs this morning," major garrett at the white house. >>> federal health officials are watching a medical crisis, an earlier-than-usual flu season. the south is already hit hard, one month earlier. three school systems in tennessee say so many teachers and students are sick, they've closed for the rest of the week. health officials also say this year' flu strain is making patients sicker than normal. the good news, this year's vaccines seem to work well against it. >>> a suspect is under arrest in
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
enough to let us go over this fiscal cliff, and all that entails, even though in the entail immediate days to come it's not d going to be a catastrophe, but oing this is an awful thing if they let this happen and you know it means that everybody's taxes know are going to go up.e going t nothing will be solved and the perception of it around the world is the dangerous part because what it says is we can't says get our fiscal house in order. in >> speaker boehner accuses the accuses th president of slow walking this -walking t process, because he's not not putting forward new spending cuts.ndin but in some ways doesn't the president hold most of the cards because going over the fiscal fisca cliff, everybody's taxes would go up. do you think that >>> the weather looking cloudy appear wet and wet around the bay area. it's going to taper off throughout the day but it's going to stay chilly. in fact, temperatures in the 50s for a high today well below average the things settling down, cold tonight, dry tomorrow, maybe more rain though throughout the weekend. >> announcer: this n >> this national weather repo
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
serious condition. >>> with the government's fiscal cliff looming social security employees protest budget cuts in baltimore city yesterday. they're urging lawmakers to come to an agreement that does not include cuts in social security jobs and services. >>> and stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. up next a pair of new problems for boeing 787 jet liner. plus tandem base jumpin >>> welcome back to cbs "this morning." boeing's new 787 dream liner is often called the airplane of the future. at mark strassmann reports, the ride continues to be a little bumpy. >> reporter: when the united airlines became the first carrier to add the boeing 787 to its fleet last month it looked like clear skies ahead for the next generation aircraft. this week a pair of setbacks as one plane was forced to make an emergency landing in new orleans and the federal aviation administration issued an order all 787s be inspected for fuel leaks. >> every 787 mp manufactured will have problems in its initial production. >> reporter: united says the emergency landing in new orleans tuesday was caused by the failure of one of six generators, and the 787 never lost power. the generator
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